As the debate about migration continues, how can public policy help reduce the negative impacts of migration? And why is there a need for greater clarity on the legal status of environmental migrants?
As we move closer to UNFCCC COP21, policy and decision makers must act to help save the glaciers of Tajikistan, build economic resilience and stability, and strengthen food and energy security in the Central Asian country.
Pakistan is no to stranger flooding. PRISE researchers at the Sustainable Development Policy Institute recently travelled to flood-affected, semi-arid regions to assess how economies and communities are coping. Read about what they discovered, and how PRISE research aims to support building economic resilience in these areas.
International and national efforts must go further to support semi-arid regions blighted with the ‘triple whammy’ of climate change impacts, slow growth and high poverty levels.
While the current monsoon season continues in Pakistan, the July rains have revealed that despite recurrent floods for the last five years, we still lack the right set of policies and practices.
How can we make irrigation work for Africa, including its drylands? Are irrigation projects climate-proof? Read the 10 fundamental questions that every decision-maker should be asking of irrigation proposals.
‘Maladaptation’ is a hot topic in the climate change community. But what does maladaptation actually look like, and why is identifying it so tricky?
As countries prepare to submit their INDCs in the build up to UNFCCC COP21, neglecting adaptation in favour of mitigation may prove costly for Pakistan